When their butts are on the line, scorpions sacrifice the holiest of holies in order to survive.
Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.
Termite colonies are fascinating microcosms of social order (that will eat you out of house and home).
Our outdoor cats can do a lot of ecological damage when we're not watching.
Dear A Moment of Science, Besides chimps, which animals do you think are the most like people?
Pirate fish are not only ravenous predators, they appear to be masters of deception.
In the cricket world, the quality of one's voice isn't as important as you might think...
As the saying goes, every rose has its thorn. But, what we call thorns are actually not thorns at all.
For many animals, camouflage is an important part of survival. But a zebra's bold stripes can't help to disguise it in its natural habitat, the open plains.
In the spring, the eastern half of North America turns into one big spittoon for spittlebugs.